9 movies that play pranks on their characters—and the audience

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Marc Bernardin
Dec 17, 2012

Syfy's Fact or Faked has seen its share of hoaxes—but trickery is nothing new to moviegoers or movie characters. To celebrate the show's return, we're taking a look back at some of the biggest movie misdirects in history. CAUTION: SPOILERS AHEAD.

Seriously: If you don't want to know, say, the twist in M. Night Shyamalan's The Village or the nugget at the center of Capricorn One or the truth behind The Matrix (though one might ask, what have you been waiting for?), then click away.